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Watlington, Norfolk civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Norfolk

Watlington is a civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi) and had a population of 2,031 in 852 households at the 2001 census, the population increasing to 2,455 at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Watlington, Oxfordshire market town and civil parish in South Oxfordshire district, Oxfordshire, England

Watlington is a market town and civil parish about 7 miles (11 km) south of Thame in Oxfordshire, near the county's eastern edge and less than 2 miles (3 km) from its border with Buckinghamshire. The parish includes the hamlets of Christmas Common, Greenfield and Howe Hill, all of which are in the Chiltern Hills. The 2011 Census recorded the parish's population as 2,727.

Whatlington village in the United Kingdom

Whatlington is a village and civil parish in the Rother district of East Sussex, England. The village is located seven miles (11 km) north of Hastings, just off the A21 road.

People with the surname

Julius Neal Watlington is an American former Major League Baseball player for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1953. Born in Yanceyville, North Carolina, he batted left-handed and threw right-handed; he was listed as 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and 195 pounds (88 kg).

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Fen line

The Fen Line is a railway line in the east of England that links Cambridge in the south to King's Lynn in the north. The line runs through Cambridgeshire and Norfolk and is so called because it passes through the Fens. It is 41 miles 47 chains (66.9 km) in length and has eight stations.

Watlington railway station

Watlington railway station is on the Fen line in the east of England, serving the village of Watlington, Norfolk. It is 90 miles 70 chains (146.2 km) measured from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Downham Market and King's Lynn stations. Its three-letter station code is WTG.

Watlington railway station (Oxfordshire)

Watlington railway station in Oxfordshire was the terminus of the Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway and opened in 1872. Watlington station was not in Watlington itself, but in Pyrton about a mile north east from centre of Watlington.

Christmas Common village in United Kingdom

Christmas Common is a hamlet in Watlington civil parish, Oxfordshire about 7 12 miles (12 km) south of Thame in Oxfordshire, close to the boundary with Buckinghamshire. The hamlet is 812 feet (247 m) above sea level on an escarpment of the Chiltern Hills. Because of its elevation, Christmas Common has two radio masts that are prominent local landmarks.

OX postcode area

The OX postcode area, also known as the Oxford postcode area, is a group of 26 postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of 17 post towns. These postcode districts cover most of Oxfordshire, including Oxford, Banbury, Abingdon, Bicester, Witney, Didcot, Carterton, Kidlington, Thame, Wantage, Wallingford, Chipping Norton, Chinnor, Woodstock, Watlington, Bampton and Burford, plus very small parts of Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire.

Middle Drove railway station

Middle Drove was a railway station which served the village of Tilney Fen End near Downham Market in Norfolk, England. The station was opened in 1848 as an extension of the East Anglian Railway's line from Magdalen Road station to Wisbech East. The station's location, like that of the neighbouring Smeeth Road station, was fairly rural and the line eventually closed in 1968. Middle Drove's station building survived closure, and has since been converted into a private residence.

Chinnor railway station

Chinnor railway station in Oxfordshire is on the line of the former Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway. The station was reopened by the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway Association in 1994 after a period of disuse.

Pyrton village and civil parish in South Oxfordshire district, Oxfordshire, England

Pyrton is a small village and large civil parish in Oxfordshire about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the small town of Watlington and 5 miles (8 km) south of Thame. The 2011 Census reforded the parish's population as 227.

The Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway was an independent English railway company that connected the Oxfordshire towns of Watlington and Chinnor to the main line railway network of the Great Western Railway (GWR) at Princes Risborough. It opened in 1872.

Lewknor Bridge Halt railway station was a halt on the Watlington and Princes Risborough Railway which the Great Western Railway opened in 1906 to serve the Oxfordshire village of Lewknor. The opening of the halt was part of a GWR attempt to encourage more passengers on the line at a time when competition from bus services was drawing away patronage.

Shirburn village and civil parish in South Oxfordshire district, Oxfordshire, England

Shirburn is a village and civil parish about 6 miles (10 km) south of Thame in Oxfordshire. The parish has a high altitude by county standards. Its eastern part is in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shirburn, the largest civil parish in the district, is forested to the south. A motorway cuts through one edge.

Holme railway station was located on the line between Stow Bardolph and Watlington in Norfolk, England. It served the parish of Runcton Holme, and closed in 1853.

Icknield Community College is a coeducational secondary school in Watlington, Oxfordshire, England. It has Humanities specialist status and is situated next to Watlington Primary School.

Watlington House 17th-century building, with a large walled garden, in Reading, England

Watlington House is a 17th-century building, with a large walled garden, in the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The building is brick built and is reputed to be the oldest surviving secular building in the town. It is a listed building, being listed grade II*.

Watlington Hoard hoard of silver (and one gold) items and silver coins

The Watlington Hoard is a collection of Viking silver, buried in the 870s and rediscovered in Watlington, Oxfordshire, England in 2015.